The things you learn during your degree will be transferable to many different careers.

What job can you get with a psychology degree?

Most psychology graduates go on to become psychiatric aides, psychiatric technicians, and clinical psychologists. Psychology grads also go on to become school psychologists and mental health counselors. Here is a list of careers where the skills you learn in a psychology degree will be useful:

What is the job market for psychology degrees?

Compared to other degrees in the US, the job market for psychology graduates is average overall. This means that job opportunities have remained steady and that the market is consistent with other sectors across the country.

Here’s a breakdown of psychology graduate employment. Compared to the national average, the number of people who are underpaid (that is, who make less than $40,000 per year) is 25% more than other degrees on average.

Employment Status% of Psychology Grads
Employed73.1%
Unemployed0.9%
Underpaid26.1%
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